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Sharp, Frolik help Chicago Blackhawks top Minnesota Wild 5-2 in Game 2

  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, right, saves a shot by Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle (not shown) during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, right, saves a shot by Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle (not shown) during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Michael Frolik (67) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild in Chicago, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Michael Frolik (67) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild in Chicago, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle (63) controls the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle (63) controls the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik had two goals apiece, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Friday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.

Patrick Kane added two assists as Chicago put together a strong start and impressive finish to open a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Bryan Bickell added an empty-net score to his winning goal in the Blackhawks' 2-1 overtime victory in the postseason opener Tuesday night.

Game 3 is Sunday afternoon in Minnesota.

Devin Setoguchi and Marco Scandella scored for the Wild, who are making their first postseason appearance in five years.